5th Annual National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar, 10/20 – 10/23, Northern Virginia Community College: Registration Now Open (Closes 9/8)

By: David J. Smith, February 28, 2017 The 5th Annual National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar “Teaching About Global Conflict and Peacebuilding” will be held October 20-23, 2017 at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, VA.  It is hosted by the NOVA Institute for Public Service.  Registration is limited to 40. Registration closes 9/8. The seminarContinue reading “5th Annual National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar, 10/20 – 10/23, Northern Virginia Community College: Registration Now Open (Closes 9/8)”

Baltimore’s Unofficial Museum of Social Justice: American Visionary Art Museum

By: David J. Smith, February 26, 2017 I was first introduced to the American Visionary Art Museum  (AVAM)  in the late 1990s.  I remember in particular AVAM’s exhibit on war and peace that was shown during 2001-2002.  As a museum that features “outsider” art, many of its exhibitions have centered on the themes of justice, peace, and diversity.Continue reading “Baltimore’s Unofficial Museum of Social Justice: American Visionary Art Museum”

Restorative Justice Conference, Lehman College, NYC: Call for proposals due 3/26, Conference 5/5

By: David J. Smith, February 8, 2017 If you are interested in learning about restorative justice approaches, you might consider this conference at Lehman College in New York City set for May 5.   The call for proposals is due March 26. Click below for more information